Translation of "supplement" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsʌp.lɪ.mənt/ us

something that is added to something else in order to improve it or complete it; something extra

complemento, suplemento
The doctor said she should be taking vitamin supplements.
The money I get from teaching eveningnight classes provides a supplement to my main income.
We paid a supplement (= an extra amount of money) so that we could have a cabin on board the ship.

a part of a magazine or newspaper, either produced separately or as part of the magazine or newspaper

suplemento, separata
The newspaper publishes a sports supplement every Monday.

an extra part of a book, either produced separately or included at the end of the book, containing information that was not available when the book was first published

apéndice, suplemento
There is a supplement to the dictionary containing new words.
verb uk /ˈsʌp.lɪ.ment/ us

to add something to something to make it larger or better

complementar, completar
He supplements (= adds to) his income by working in a bar at night.
Some vegetarians like to supplement their diets with iron.

(Translation of “supplement” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsapləmənt/

an addition made to supply something lacking, or to correct errors etc

A supplement to the dictionary is to be published next year.
supplementary /-ˈmen-/ adjective

added to supply what is lacking; additional

supplementary material.

(Translation of “supplement” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)